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Books reviewed by Lucia Silva at BookBrowse.

Lucia Silva
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For many years, Lucia worked as a bookseller, manager, and book buyer for several independent bookstores in Los Angeles and San Diego. She has reviewed books for NPR's Morning Edition, KPBS in San Diego, and worked as an editor at BookBrowse. Now she spends her days reading and adventuring with her two young children in Athens, GA.

Books reviewed by Lucia Silva

Idaho (03/08/17)
The Snow Child (02/15/12)
Why We Broke Up (01/11/12)
The Best of It (04/07/10)
Sea of Poppies (01/07/09)
Graceling (11/12/08)
The Good Thief (09/04/08)
Beijing Coma (07/11/08)
The Hakawati (05/02/08)
Lush Life (04/03/08)
Resistance (03/06/08)
Mudbound (03/06/08)
Dark Roots (03/06/08)
Song Yet Sung (02/21/08)
What I Was (01/24/08)
Lost Paradise (11/08/07)
A Free Life (11/08/07)
Tree of Smoke (09/20/07)
Away (09/20/07)

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